This guide provides information that may be helpful in various ways for organizations considering the employment of CHWs. It summarizes evidence-based best practices that organizations may wish to adopt or reinforce. It delineates possible quality indicators for high-quality CHW programs that may be used in discussions with payers. It provides background on key state policy matters related to the training and certification of CHWs that provider organizations may wish to influence. And it describes policy experts’ experiences and perspectives on options for reimbursement. Information is provided in the following areas: certification and training, recruitment, are team Integration and CHW supervision, pairing, patient interaction, funding and evaluation.
Resource Topic: Accreditation/Certification, CHW Role, Community Case Management, Community Health Workers/Volunteers, Data Collection, Employee Engagement, Human Resources Management/Workforce Development, Motivation/incentives, NON Communicable Diseases/NCD, Program Design, Program Evaluation, Recruitment and Retention
Resource Type: Journal articles
Region: North America (U.S. and Canada)
Country: United States of America